Mr. Taiwo Okeowo is a seasoned professional with over 19 years of investment banking experience, and sits on the Board as a representative of First Bank of Nigeria Plc. (FBN); one of the oldest banks in Nigeria which has successfully transformed itself to be continually relevant and able to compete with the new-generation banks. Mr. Okeowo joined FBN Capital (a subsidiary of FBN) in 2006 from First Bank where he was the Head of the Corporate Finance group. Prior to joining First Bank, he was a pioneer staff of IBTC (now Stanbic IBTC). He advised on the two largest non-oil transactions to date in Nigeria namely the $1.2bn acquisition of Vmobile by MTC/Celtel and the $480m project financing of Obajana Cement. He has a first degree in Computer Science and a SLOAN Masters (MSc.) in Management from the London Business School. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.